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Old 01-01-2018, 01:44 PM   #529 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by wdb View Post
Those numbers seem a bit off. 57 miles per charge (at a steady 65mph) with normal hubcaps, 74 with smooth disc covers? I didn't sit through the whole thing but I wonder if they did A-B-A testing etc.
Probably had a tail wind.
Normal Smoot hub cap improvement is 1 to 3 percent.
That's around 10x the ideal of the normal improvement.
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